The Poet’s Way runs in between the Mustalahti Harbor (located next to the Särkänniemi amusement park in Tampere) and the Virrat Harbor (located near the center of Virrat). The route crosses Lake Näsijärvi and continues through the Murole Canal to the lakes Ruovesi and Visuvesi before reaching Virrat. The total travel time is eight hours and fifteen minutes.

Virrat Harbor
9th June to 13th August 2022 Thursdays and Saturdays Klo 11.00 - 19.00

Price examples for adult tickets

Tampere – Murole € 35
Tampere – Ruovesi € 45
Tampere – Virrat € 65

Roundtrip x 1,5

Transport fee for a bike € 8

These quotes are the online prices at our web shop. We offer a € 2 discount for every ticket purchased online. We reserve all rights to changes. Please visit our calendar of events to stay updated on the availability of all cruises and events.

Nostalgia on The Poet's Way

The Poet’s Way runs in between the Mustalahti Harbor (located next to the Särkänniemi amusement park in Tampere) and the Virrat Harbor (located near the center of Virrat). The route crosses Lake Näsijärvi and continues through the Murole Canal to the lakes Ruovesi and Visuvesi before reaching Virrat. The total travel time is eight hours and fifteen minutes.

Services and food

The traditional Tarjanne restaurant is open whenever the ship is on the move. On our regular route trips, we offer a lunch prepared from the season’s ingredients. You can also choose a meal from our à la carte menu. On our cruises, you can choose a meal from our à la carte menu. All wines come chosen and recommended by our in-house sommelier. In addition, the ship’s cafeteria offers a separate menu of snacks and refreshments. The restaurant relies on local materials – often produced by companies along the route – and the good fortunes of the professional fishermen at Lake Näsijärvi. Booking meals in advance is highly recommended. Our lunch menu varies on a weekly basis.

Bike & Boat

Bring your own bike! There’s no better way to spend a summery day than combining a lovely boat trip with some bicycle action. The Pyhä and Näsi bike routes are the perfect trails when travelling on land, and steamboat Tarjanne will take care of your transportation needs on the water.

The Bike & Boat ticket is your way to plan the perfect day trip on the waves and on the wheels. To experience the lovely vistas around Lake Pyhäjärvi, choose the Silverline services from the Laukontori Harbor. For the idyllic sceneries of Lake Näsijärvi, hop aboard steamboat Tarjanne at the Mustalahti Harbor.

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